Mpumalanga farm murder: One acquitted

farmmurdersThe Nelspruit Circuit Court found Aaron Majawodwa Nkosi, 30, guilty on Tuesday of killing white Mpumalanga farmer Johannes Hendrik Tolstoi Schoeman.

A Sapa correspondent reported that Nkosi’s co-accused Thomas Johannes Nyathi, 30, was acquitted.

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Famous Afrikaans author and scriptwriter attacked near Nelspruit

Chris Barnard (no relation to the heart surgeon) has been attacked at his home near Nelspruit and tied up. He has been injured but apparently not seriously and was treated by paramedics.

The 73-year old writer refused to go to … Read the rest

Child rapist’s case postponed 72 times

A convicted child rapist’s case was postponed by the Nelspruit Magistrate’s Court on Wednesday for the 71st time in four years, Mpumalanga police said.

Lt-Col Leonard Hlathi said Andries Mfana Sibiya’s the case was postponed to May 2.

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